May 15, 2022

Runner Not Out When Hit By Batted Ball

Situation where a baserunner is not ruled out when hit by a batted ball

Runner Not Out When Hit By Batted Ball

We all know that a runner is ruled out when they are hit by a batted ball, but are there any situations where a runner might not be ruled out? Major League Umpire, Ted Barrett, and Chris Welsh breakdown a unique situation where a batter could be ruled out in a simple and easy to follow video. It pays to know the rules of baseball!

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jefftooley

I had a play like this when I was umpiring one time pretty much the exact scenario first baseman was playing in front of the bag ball hit over their head and hit the runner going to second I made the right call and had a coach question my call and explained the rule to him and he accepted it

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